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The National Society of Black Physicists' Logo

This lesson plan introduces students to the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP).

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
40-60 minutes
 
Jocelyn Bell Burnell sitting at her desk

Students will learn about the lack of recognition that plagued the careers of female scientists while developing reasoning and debating skills.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
6-8
Prep time: 
30 minutes
In-class time: 
45-90 minutes
 
Jocelyn Bell Burnell sitting at her desk

Students will learn about the lack of recognition that plagued the careers of female scientists while developing research, reasoning, and debate skills. This lesson is intended for a high school or college level audience.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
College
Prep time: 
30 minutes
In-class time: 
60+ minutes
 
Maria Goeppert Mayer and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Students will learn about the institutionalized discrimination of women scientists and their struggles for employment.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-20 minutes
In-class time: 
50 or 100 minutes
 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department in 1916.  Della Rogers is the only woman present.

Female scientists have often struggled for recognition because of their gender.  Students will learn about some of these less well-known figures in the history of science.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-30 minutes
In-class time: 
35-60 minutes
 
American Physical Society Logo

Students will learn about racially and professionally diverse physicists.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
6-8
9-12
College
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
65-70 minutes
 
American Physical Society logo

Students will learn about the contributions of contemporary women to physics, astronomy, and related disciplines. They will also explore careers and the significance of professional societies in physics.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
6-8
9-12
College
Prep time: 
15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-90 minutes
 
Dorrit Hoffleit

Students will learn about the life and career of female astronomers through their own words.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15 minutes
In-class time: 
65-100 minutes
 
Operators at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By examining oral histories and historical photographs, students will learn about the history of the Manhattan Project and how many women contributed in various capacities.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
College
Prep time: 
15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-100 minutes
 
SACNAS Official Logo

Students will be introduced to the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and consider the importance of diversity.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
35-60 minutes

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